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December 16, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Sandpoint Nordic Club Learn to XC Ski Free Day - Dec 16, 2017

The Sandpoint Nordic Club and Schweitzer Mountain Resort want YOU to learn how to cross-country ski! They have teamed up to offer free cross country skiing demos and lessons on specifically groomed  beginner trails at “The Roundabout” on the road up to Schweitzer.  Free rentals are available on a reservation basis and free beginner Classic Skiing and Skate Skiing instruction will be offered.  Everyone who attends will receive a coupon for a future discounted lesson package at Schweitzer to continue improving their skills. Free hot chocolate and snacks will be on hand to keep everyone warm and fueled up. There are three sessions so bring your whole family and learn to ski together! 

LOCATION:
"The Roundabout” on Schweitzer Mountain Road (on the way to Schweitzer ski area) 
Drive up Schweitzer Mountain Road and park in the first lot at “The Roundabout” 
*There is NO bus service to the Roundabout! 

COST:
FREE rentals and lessons! In addition, you will receive a coupon for a $10 discount on a future Nordic lesson any day of the season! 

RENTALS:
Contact the Schweitzer Ski and Ride Center to reserve your equipment! 208-255-3070 or lessons@schweitzer.com 
Provide height, weight, age, shoe size, contact info and session time for each person! 

  • 8:30am-9am - Fitting for Session 1* 
  • 9am-10:30am - Session 1 lessons and free skiing 
  • 10:45am-11:15am - Fitting for Session 2* 
  • 11:15am-12:45pm - Session 2 lessons and free skiing 
  • 1pm-1:30pm - Fitting for Session 3* 
  • 1:30pm-3pm - Session 3 lessons and free skiing 
  • *You must be on time for your fitting or your gear may be given to another participant! 

LESSONS:
Free beginner lessons will take place along the trail. There will be Classic Skiing lessons and Skate Skiing lessons. Participants need to have equipment on before their lesson starts. If you have your own equipment you can join any session. 

INFO: Contact the Sandpoint Nordic Club or the Ski and Ride Center at 208-255-3070 or lessons@schweitzer.com.